Table 2: Mosquito net ownership and utilization among respondents in Gursum district, Ethiopia, 2008.

Variables Frequency Percentage

Is there a bed net in your house
 Yes 209 62.4
 No 126 37.6
The number of nets in the household
 1 net8741.6
 2 nets 11655.5
 3 nets and more 62.9
Where did you get it?
 Health office9645.9
 Health center3215.3
 Health post/clinic125.7
 Shops17 8.1
 Other52 24.9
When did you obtain it (in months)?
 <6 months167.7
 6–12 months6028.7
 13–24 months9043.1
 >24 months4320.6
ITN utilization
 Yes 4521.5
 No 16478.5